Apr 8, 2016


Tickets On Sale Now

(DETROIT–April 8, 2016) — It was announced today new dates for R.Kelly’s “The Buffet Tour”, performing now on Friday, June 24 at the Joe Louis Arena at 8 p.m. Additional date changes included moves to Thursday, June 23 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH and Saturday, June 25 in Cleveland, OH.

The new dates will ensure that fans of R. Kelly will have every opportunity to see this new spectacular show as envisioned with the complete production and staging. The tour is set to be one of R. Kelly’s most entertaining of all time incorporating elements his fans have never seen live before!

“I’m extremely excited to head back on tour and see all of my amazing fans,” says R.Kelly. “‘The Buffet’” tour is one you don’t want to miss, I’ve changed everything for this tour including the stage setup- plus the production is crazy!”

Tickets ($68, $88 and $108)  are on sale now and can be purchased at, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000.  For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.

Those who have already purchased tickets for the previously scheduled dates of “The Buffet Tour” at the U.S. Bank Arena, Joe Louis Arena and Wolstein Center are automatically guaranteed the same seats that they purchased for the original April date. However, refunds are available for those who purchased tickets directly from Ticketmaster or the U.S. Bank Arena/ Joe Louis Arena Box Offices and for the Cleveland date, or their box office if fans are unable to attend the rescheduled concert dates.

“He’s by far the most theatrical figure in R&B,” explains the New York Times.  “He was riveting, slicing and dicing notes into jagged shapes. Mr. Kelly is a precise and flexible singer, able to summon hurt and church and ecstasy at will.”

Lauded as an R&B legend, R. Kelly is one of the most successful artists of all time with over 40 million albums sold worldwide, 3 Grammy Awards, 6 American Music Awards, 6 Billboard Awards, and 8 Soul Train Awards.  His chart-topping hits range from “Bump N’ Grind” and “Your Body’s Callin” to Grammy Award winning “I Believe I Can Fly” and everything in between.    In addition to recent collaborations with Lady Gaga (“Do What U Want”), Justin Bieber (“PYD”), Phoenix (“Trying To Be Cool" remix) and  Bruno Mars (“Gorilla” remix),  R. Kelly has scored hit songs for Michael Jackson (“You Are Not Alone”), Celine Dion (“I’m Your Angel”), Maxwell (“Fortunate”) and countless others. With a music career spanning over 25 years, R. Kelly has proven time and time again he's the “King of R&B.”  

“The Buffet Tour” dates:
April 27 Legacy Arena at the BJCC – Birmingham, AL
April 29 The Family Arena – St. Louis, MO
April 30 Sprint Center- Kansas City, MO
May 5 Bankers Life Fieldhouse, IN
May 7 Allstate Arena- Chicago, IL
May 8 KFC YUM Center- Louisville, KY
May 11 Maverik Center- Salt Lake City, UT
May 13 Veterans Memorial Coliseum- Portland, OR
May 14 Xfinity Arena- Evertt, WA
May 26 Veterans Memorial Arena- Jacksonville, FL
May 27 Amalie Arena- Tampa, FL
May 28 American Airlines Arena- Miami, FL
June 2 Toyota Center – Houston, TX
June 3 American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX
June 4 Cox Convention Center - Oklahoma City, OK
June 9 Time Warner Arena- Charlotte, NC
June 10 Greensboro Coliseum Complex- Greensboro, NC
June 11 Philips Arena- Atlanta, GA
June 16 Columbus Civic Center - Columbus, GA
June 18 Century Link Center – Shreveport, LA
June 19 Smoothie King Center - New Orleans, LA
June 23 U.S Bank Arena - Cincinnati, OH
June 24 Joe Louis Arena- Detroit, MI
June 25 Wolstein Center- Cleveland, OH

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